Total Expert
January 5, 2022
Remote, MN
Job Type


We are looking for a Lead QA Automation Engineer to join our growing engineering team. The major accountability of this position involves being a key member of the development team ensuring the quality of software deliverables. The Lead QA Automation Engineer is expected to be a Subject Matter Expert on automation, big data, validation of data and reports. This position will also lead the automation team and mentor newer automation engineers.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Helping developers create work in such a way it’s setup for testing.
  • Working with Development on test plans.
  • Develop and maintain automated test systems and scripts to validate data movement, including ETLs, lambdas, aggregation etc.
  • Clearly document validation and verification results.
  • Reproduce and clearly document all issues found during verification and validation.
  • Investigate defects using server logs, browser developer tools, and other resources and tools available.
  • Communicate issues effectively within an issue reporting system and work alongside developers to ensure new and old issues are resolved appropriately.
  • Lead for the quality assurance automation engineers.
  • Ensure all automation engineers are following our best practices.
  • Provide technical guidance to team members.
  • Mentor newer automation engineers.
  • Work with development managers and other software quality engineers to plan, develop, and execute software tests that cover smoke testing, feature testing, API testing, and post-release validation.


● Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent direct work experience.

● 8+ years of experience automating backend test cases.

● Strong knowledge of SQL databases.

● Strong research, troubleshooting, organization, time management and documentation skills.

● Must have an innovative outlook and a desire to seek new and more effective ways of testing.

● Strong knowledge of restful APIs.

● Knowledge of object-oriented design principles.

● Experience working in a CI/CD environment.

● Experience of source control systems and configuration management.

● Experience with programming languages, Python is a plus.

● 2+ years of experience leading a team of automation engineers.

● Experience in performance, load, functional, regression, negative, and system level testing.

● Advocate of testing, Agile methodology and Quality Assurance “Best Practices”.

● Must have an innovative outlook and a desire to seek new and more effective ways of testing.

● Ability to work and produce consistent results independently and in group settings.

● Proven ability to deliver quality results in a busy and dynamic business focused environment.


Total Wellness

We believe that living a balanced life leads to more creativity and productivity. Total Expert offers the following benefits to support employees in their pursuit of Total Wellness.

Physical Wellness:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • GymPass
  • Health Advocate Program
  • Flexible Time Off Program

Financial Wellness:

  • Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Accounts & Disability Protection
  • Life & Voluntary Life Coverage
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Pet Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan & Matching Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus

About us:

Total Expert is the leading fintech software company that delivers purpose-built CRM and customer engagement for modern financial institutions. The Total Experience Platform unifies data, marketing, sales, and compliance solutions to provide a cohesive experience across the customer lifecycle.

At Total Expert, we strive for excellence, innovation, and customer success in everything we do. We are determined to reimagine the way people and technology work together so that we can allow our customers to build more meaningful, human connections with their customers.

Total Expert's Awards & Accolades:

  • Named to the Inc. 500 list for the third year in a row (#288 in 2020), 3rd fastest-growing Minneapolis-based company, and in the Top 40 fastest-growing software companies in the nation on the 2020 Inc. 500 list.
  • America's Best Startup Employers 2021 list by Forbes
  • Deloitte Tech Fast 500
  • Top Workplace by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • HousingWire Tech100 (2020)
  • Tech 20 - Twin Cities Business (2020)

Our most successful people have a “teamwork makes the dream work” mindset, operate with a strong sense of urgency, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and are solutions-oriented. Come join us!

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